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Father’s Day Graphics | Social Media and Worship Slides

Father’s Day Graphics | Social Media and Worship Slides

In need of some Father’s Day graphics?

Here are several collections with social media images and worship slides. There is even a series bundle with print materials you could use for your Sunday sermon.

There is no opt in required. Enjoy the resources.

Bundle Includes:

  • 16×9 & 4×3 Worship Slides
  • Facebook Art (2 versions)
  • Twitter Art (2 versions)
  • Instagram Art

Bundle Includes:

  • 16×9 & 4×3 Worship Slides
  • Facebook Art (2 versions)
  • Twitter Art (2 versions)
  • Instagram Art

Sermon Artwork Bundle Includes:

  • Bulletin Template & Artwork
  • Flyer Template & Artwork
  • Postcard Template & Artwork
  • Poster Template & Artwork
  • Sermon Note Template & Artwork
  • Welcome Card Template & Artwork
  • Series Title Jpegs (16×9 & 4×3)
  • Series Scripture/Notes Jpegs (16×9 & 4×3)
  • Series Background Jpegs (16×9 & 4×3)
  • Series Logo Jpegs (16×9 & 4×3)
  • Facebook Art (2 versions)
  • Twitter Art (2 versions)
  • Instagram Art

Photoshop and InDesign Files

Is a Postcard or Direct Mail Piece Right for You

Is a Postcard or Direct Mail Piece Right for You

Before Facebook came on the scene, direct mail was the way to connect your church and community.

But as digital communications have grown, there has been a shift in the marketing landscape.

More and more churches are abandoning print, and church communicators are decrying the practice of mailing postcards and flyers.

I have to admit I’ve been hesitant to jump ship. Having worked in a large church where print was king, I’ve seen the power of a well done direct mail campaign.

But is it time to abandon it?

Until the past couple weeks I’ve been leaning that way. And then I had a couple interactions with churches who are sticking with it and seeing success.

The conversations have caused me to look again at what makes a direct mail campaign work, and how to maximize the effectiveness and reduce costs for a church.

Here is this weeks Facebook Live on…

Summer Promotions: Is Direct Mail Right For You?

 

 

if direct mail is right for your church? If it is, here are

5 Steps to Effective Church Direct Mail Campaigns

  1. Know your Goals
  2. Know your Audience
  3. Design a mailer that supports those goals
  4. Deliver the mailer at the lowest cost possible
  5. Ask questions and track results

 

Case Study

Kenny Jahng has a great case study about a church plant using mailers as part of their launch.

Check out his interview here: butler.church interviewing Peter Gowesky, pastor of Hope City Church in Sarasota, Florida.

Celebrate Mom | Social Media and Worship Slides

Celebrate Mom | Social Media and Worship Slides

Curious about the steps necessary to create graphics in Photoshop?

Here’s a sped up overview of Ryan at RAD Ideas using the Artboard feature in Photoshop, along with Smart Objects, to create 7 versions of the same design for all social channels + 2 versions for use in email communications.

(Total Elapsed Design Time: 29:48)

Free Mother’s Day Graphics

Social Media download

~ Facebook (2 versions)
~ Twitter (2 version)
~ Instagram
~ Pinterest
~ Google+
~ Email (2 versions)

Social Media photoshop file

~ layered PSD file
~ included flower photo courtesy of Unsplash, Dahlia by Anne Spratt

Worship Slides download

~ 16×9 (3 slides)
~ 4×3 (3 slides)

Worship Slides photoshop file

~ layered PSD file
~ included flower photo courtesy of Unsplash, Dahlia by Anne Spratt

Flower photo courtesy of Unsplash, Dahlia by Anne Spratt

Watch the full length video at YouTube

4 Ways for Non-Designers to Create Easter Graphics | Easter QuickWin #3

4 Ways for Non-Designers to Create Easter Graphics | Easter QuickWin #3

Ever stare at a blank screen, wondering where to start?

The to-do list mocking softly, as you struggle to get the project started.

One more trip down the hall. Another snack from the cabinet.

Still, nothing.

You’re…. stuck.

Even worse, when the visual hook of your Easter marketing hangs on your creation.

And you’ve got nothing.

If you’ve been there. And you’re tired of the struggle this is for you.

Here’s:

4 Ways for Non-Designers to Create Easter Graphics

Easter Marketing QuickWin highlights:

  1. Image Editing Software
  2. Templates
  3. Library of Designs
  4. Hire A Designer

Focus your attention on your gifting and hire a designer to create Easter graphics.
They will take your project and create something uniquely tailored to your church. Giving you the experience and knowledge of a professional without the expense of another employee.
Expect a project overview where you share your topic, goals and details. The designer will then get back to you with design options. When you’ve settled on a design they will deliver the finished graphics to you.

Need Help With A Design? Let me know

Should Someone Oversee Your Church Communications

Should Someone Oversee Your Church Communications

As a church leader, you know… good communications don’t just happen.

It takes time, commitment and intentionality to connect with your audience.

Each week you spend hours planning what you will say and how you will connect people to God’s word.

Our visual communications and written communications require the same type of intentionality.

Your church needs someone who can put focused attention into these communications.

Someone who can help:

1) Collect Information

in a timely fashion so things get communicated early and often

2) Function as Quality Control

making sure your promotions meet the goals and expectations your church has agreed on

3) Schedule Communications

so your church isn’t inundated one week and silent the next

Who that should be will vary.

When possible, I would encourage it to be a staff member, because they will know about upcoming ministry events that need promoting. If a staff member is not an option, it should be a high level, committed volunteer.

 

Either way, the person who oversees your church communications needs the following characteristics:

  • Has report with the staff and can get necessary details from them
  • Highly organized
  • Long term view of the church ministry
  • Good with people
  • Articulate
  • Has an eye for detail
  • Computer savvy
  • Can create (or edit) designs to meet church goals and expectation

Have a Church Communication Question You Would Like Answered?